The History of Argentina

Argentina is located at the bottom of  South America, and is the second largest country on the continent and the 8th largest in the world. It is the largest Spanish speaking country in South America and is often accused of being a South American country that wished that it was located in Europe. People have […]

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The Geography of Argentina

Argentina is located on the southern end of the South American Continent. It covers a land area of 2,780,400 square km which makes it the second largest country in the continents and the 8th largest in the world. It shares international borders with Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay. To the south is Drakes Passage […]

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The Cities of Argentina

Argentina is highly urbanized with 92% of its population living in cities and half of the county’s total population live in the top ten metropolitan areas. Bu far the largest metropolitan area is Buenos Aires with a population of 13,834,000, making it one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the world. Buenos Aires is […]

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Football in Argentina

Football is the most popular sport in Argentina and is followed throughout the country with real passion. It is renowned around the world for it history, both in its performances at World Cups, and also for its rivalries with its close neighbors Brazil and Uruguay. Argentina regularly produces the best players in the world. The […]

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The Other Sports in Argentina

There are times when people assume that football is the only sport that is played in the country. This is not the reality at all as Argentina is a sporty country and plays in wide variety of both team and individual games. The national basketball team is one of the best national teams in the […]

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The cuisine of Argentina

Argentina’s early economic success was fuelled by the rich agricultural soils of the Pampas region. This led to vast production of a wide variety of produce and has resulted in the country boasting a rich cuisine. The pampas has always been famed as an ideal location for the rearing of cattle. The plain like topography, […]

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Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands lie just 480 km to the west of the Atlantic Coastline of Argentina. They cover an area of around 12,000 square km and are split between East Falkland and West Falkland. The Argentinian people call the Islands the Malvinas and the population of 2,930 inhabitants consists mainly of people who were born […]

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The Different Traditions and Cultures in Argentina

Argentina has been forged by the different ethnic peoples and immigrants that have settled there. The immigrant peoples that were especially important came from Spain and Italy. So, this great South American country is a blend of American Indians and Europeans. And this makes the culture of Argentina really interesting. The title of Little Europe […]

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Must-Try Argentinian Dishes

Obviously, Argentina is famed for its fabulous steak and Asado. But with a country of its size and the beautiful natural produce that comes from the land, and sea, there are plenty of other things that you must try when visiting Argentina. This South American country is becoming more and more popular with millenniums as […]

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The Story of Wine in Argentina

The South American wine industry seems like it has been with us forever, but this is far from the truth as even back only a few decades nobody outside Argentina had heard of Argentinian wine. It was simply labeled as New World wine and lumped together with Chile, Patagonia and other wine producing areas of […]

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The Best Wineries of the Neuquen Region

New World wines from South America have long been established as quality produce and the many awards that the wines from Chile and Argentina have won bear testament to this. The established wine producing regions of Europe have had to move over as their younger sibling has crashed the bed. Many of the European wine […]

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Mate traditions

If you visit Buenos Aires or any other city in Argentina, you might see couple on the street sharing a container of some kind of liquid, old lady in a café too and wander what is it? It is called mate, and everyone in the country drinks it. Special cups are made for that, they […]

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The Lasting Legacy of Eva Peron

A longing for peace, justice and equality set the pace for Argentina during a time they needed it the most. Amidst the unfair process of gender and class came a leader that brought hope and light to the country. Argentineans sing the praise for a cherished icon that took a stand and the first steps […]

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The Argentinian Mystery of Eye Island

Every region has a conspiracy theory or two, yet most are explained within reason. There are a few that have been left aside without a logical response to match the inquiry. The deeper concepts are found in areas with a long and intrinsic past. A tie to ancient grounds seems to solidify a bond between […]

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The Karmic Superstitions in Argentina

Superstitions are long instilled traditions that can range from spiritual to cultural. Traveling South to the country of Argentina is a land that has stayed true to its roots. A mingling of diverse origins has brought together a charm of beliefs that have been passed down from their ancestors. Some might say superstitions only come […]

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Frozen Facts of the Perito Moreno Glacier

Reminders of past ages stay with us in the present. During cold winter months, the lavish green trees are replaced with the serenity of ice crystals and sparkling snow. Two and a half million years ago, we entered into the last Ice Age. The encapsulating frozen conditions covered large percentages of the Earth and the […]

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Sweets from Argentina

Dulces and postres can be found on every corner in Argentina. Their love and adoration for sugar is not a secret. Everywhere you go you see ice-cream shops and cute bakeries. Every single meal is the reason to have something sweet at the end of it. Dulce de leche You cannot miss it and not […]

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Visiting the Past Through Argentina’s Cave of Hands

A picture or an image can tell a tale of a thousand words. The prolific markings found from our distant ancestors sing stories of thousands of years. Imagining a time before modern amenities will lead us down the path to a simpler era. Caves made a perfect setting for the time period as they were […]

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Sizing Up the Famous Argentinosaurus

The Earth has undergone many periods of transformation and transition. From lands of lava to ice covered sceneries, life itself has withstood the elements. In all parts of the world, billions of lifeforms have transformed to accommodate their surroundings. Before humans became the number one reason for the extinction of wildlife, there were catastrophic events […]

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Why Ushuaia, Argentina is the End of the World

If you have ever said you would travel to the ends of the Earth… now is your chance! Aside from the small existences of islands and scarce villages, there is a city that is specifically known as “the end of the World”. Ushuaia is the last thriving city on the Southern side of the globe. […]

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The Four Seasonal Sides of Argentina

When you think of southern countries, you may picture vast sandy beaches and an umbrella of bright year round sunshine. Before you pack your favorite sundress and floppy hat, it is smart to check the date on your vacation planner. The weather in Argentina has weather patterns and changes much like northern regions. Varying seasons […]

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The Magnificence of the Argentine Sea

One of the largest seas in the world is the Argentine Sea. It is a fascinating body of water that is situated off of the Southeast coast of the mainland of Argentina. It cusps with the South Atlantic Ocean and is known for its temperate demeanor. The Argentine Sea has an average depth of almost […]

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With Insight and Understanding: Movies Based on Argentina

Movies have a way of transporting us into whole new times and dimensions. We can see a glimpse of history or signs of the future brought to life before our very eyes. Movies are not typically made with pinpoint accuracy as a documentary. The plot twists and storylines are a depiction of different sides, views […]

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Siestas of the Argentina Day

Argentina is a region of deep and engrained culture. There is a quiet disposition that holds tradition at the heart of every home. One of the cherished parts of an Argentineans day is the time of Siesta. You may have heard of Siestas in passing, however if you have not experienced the ritual it is […]

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Argentina and Chiles Strange Plot for Antarctica

We have seen countries go to great lengths to Claim land as a part of their territory. Wars, slavery and enormous amounts of money have been spent to acquire ownership. Argentina and Chile faced a similar scenario with a long running dispute over the frozen lands of Antarctica. The snowy setting was not yet Claimed […]

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The Modern World in Argentina

There are two sides to every coin and a flip side to every story. Often times, it is the behind the scenes version that gains the least attention yet has the largest impact on a situation. We are seeing this dynamic happen all over the world. Cultures and lifestyles have changed from what we once […]

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